Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home & Cemeteries

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA


Beryl Jane Hannahan

August 9, 1929November 29, 2019

Beryl Jane Hannahan passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019 at the age of 90. A native of New Orleans, Beryl attended St.Stephen's school and graduated with honors from Loyola University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology. She was a Medical Technologist at the VA Hospital and retired as Assistant Director of the lab after 30 years of service. She was a long time parishioner of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Beryl is survived by her nieces Sharon Hannahan and Kerry Hannahan Hutchinson (husband James), two great nephews David Edward Hutchinson and James Jeffrey Hutchinson, and the family of Vivian and Louis Bisso who loved "Bez" and will miss her. She was predeceased by her parents, Edward Joseph Hannahan Sr. and Mildred Frances Sumner Hannahan, her brother Edward Joseph Hannahan Jr. and his wife Gloria, her sister Catherine H. Warren, and her beloved cousin Vivian and her husband Louis Bisso with whom she shared a life time, often traveling, playing cards, helping Vivian cook her renowned holiday dinners, and always watching Jeophardy! Beryl enjoyed the theater and loved Broadway musicals.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, LA on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 12:00 noon. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. until service time. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, a donation of Masses or to a charity of your choice, preferred.

The family invites you to share your thoughts, fond memories, and condolences online at www.lakelawnmetairie.com


  • Visitation Thursday, December 5, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Thursday, December 5, 2019


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Sharon A. Galman (Funeral Director)

December 2, 2019

The entire staff at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home wishes to express our sincere condolences.